- As an open-door, two-year institution of higher education, East Arkansas Community College's primary focus is a commitment to learning by educating and preparing students to become responsible citizens and contributing members of society.
East Arkansas Community College serves 934 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 934 students
- In-state tuition: $2,880
- Out-state tuition: $3,390
- Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
- Minority enrollment: 46%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
East Arkansas Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 165 teachers has grown by 229% over five years.
East Arkansas Community College
(AR) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of East Arkansas Community College has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The East Arkansas Community College diversity score of 0.53 is equal to the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $2,880 is less than the state average of $2,994. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,390 is less than the state average of $4,750. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- The College is dedicated to promoting the intellectual and cultural advancement of the community and to fostering tolerance and mutual respect among its members by offering the human and physical resources of the College. Through these efforts and through its cooperation with other educational institutions, the College is an active partner in the economic and social progress of Eastern Arkansas. Our primary focus is providing students with information and tools to help them make good choices. Academic advisors work closely with students throughout their college stay to establish trust and cultivate long-term advisor-advisee relationships. Students can expect to receive advising that encompasses exploration of life goals; exploration of vocational goals; program and course choices; and scheduling courses. The Learning Resource Center opened in December of 2000. The 15,000 square foot building houses the EACC Library, the Business and Industry Training Center, Continuing and Community Education, Tech Prep, the Distance Learning Lab, the Multimedia Lab, two conference rooms, and two classrooms. EACC offers many opportunities for students to participate in music courses and activities.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does East Arkansas Community College cost?
East Arkansas Community College's tuition is approximately $2,880 for In-State students and $3,390 for Out-State students.
What is East Arkansas Community College's ranking?
East Arkansas Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Arkansas for: Least expensive tuition and Least debt for graduating students.
Microcredentials: Tailoring Learning Journeys in Robotics
Micro-credentials offer a unique opportunity for adult learners to tailor their learning journeys to their specific needs and career aspirations. In this article we explore micro-credentials in robotics.
How To Pay For A Community College Education
We look in-depth at how you can pay for a community college education.
April 07, 2023Spring 2023: Top 10 Job Fields
The job market is changing at warp speed. Find out which job fields are the most promising for community college graduates.